Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon B. Johnson secured his place in history by signing into law the legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. It was a landmark in the nation’s social and political development — and an evolutionary leap for community pharmacy.
To commemorate the anniversary, Drug Store News has put together an exclusive report on the effect that Medicare and Medicaid have had on the retail pharmacy industry and how it has transformed the role of the pharmacist.
The DSN PoweRx list represents nearly 80% of the total retail pharmacy business — including more than $250 billion in pharmacy sales and nearly 59,000 pharmacies. And with the rise of more consumer-centered health care, they are creating innovative programs and entering healthcare partnerships to move beyond dispensing and expand their role in the U.S. healthcare delivery system. Read more
Industry leaders talk soulful brands, doing good and operating with purpose at the third annual New General Market Summit. In this special report, DSN highlights the big ideas and best practices that emerged from the event.